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Kron 9, San Francisco 8, Kenneth Harding 7, United States 3, Rob Fladeboe 2, Reggie Kumar 2, San Jose 2, Jeff Bush 2, The City 2, Cisco 2, Terisa Estacio 2, Benjamin Bratt 1, Sandoval 1, Ryan Vogual 1, America 1, U.s. 1, Pablo Sandoval 1, Tejada 1, Wagner 1, Sean Hoare 1,
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  KRON    KRON 4 News at 11    News   
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    July 18, 2011
    11:00 - 11:30pm PDT  

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jose. kron 4's reggie kumar has more. >> reporter: out of the 6500 ciscoment ploys being let go, 2100 can choose to take part in an early requirement program. 15% of those receiving pink slips are at or above the level of vice president. he needs to reduce operating costs by $1 billion world wide to make profits. mancy cline says the city's economy will not be impacted by the layoffs but officials are still concerned with & will help those who lose their jobs. >> it's an excellent office that provides benefits to employees so we stand ready to provide access to unemployment benefits. it's something we are very engaged with and partner with
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cisco with. i believe depending on the job types they eliminate there will be ready employees for other employers. >> reporter: cisco employees say they were told not to speak to the media. reggie kumar, kron 4 news. a developing story tonight in palo alto. the city counsel is considering asking voters to consider the fate of binding arbitration. they are negotiating with the firefighter's union. kron 4's rob fladeboe has more. >> they are still in there and right now, late tonight or tomorrow morning the city counsel is expected to vote on one of two options that could ask the citizens of palo alto to weigh in on this. binding arbitration has been on the books since 1978. part of the city charter.
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the only way to change it is to go to the public for a vote. let's go to video. this is all about an ongoing impasse with the firefighter's union. minimum staffing, 29 firefighters in palo alto must be on duty. the city says that's too much. paying too much in overtime. the firefighters are saying they can't get this done. here are a couple of argument on both sides of the issue. >> binding arbitration transfers that authority and responsibility from the sinty counsel to one independent arbitrator. i think in an era of public accountability they need to review the provisions and see whether or not we should stay with them. >> it takes away a fairness
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system we have had for 33 years. taking away, it takes away our equal footing. allows the city to impose their will on us. >> reporter: city counsel is considering two options right now. one would be to ultimately repeal the ordinance, the arbitration law. this is what happened in stockton or they could follow san jose's lead and modify binding arbitration, limit the scope of the various things that an arbitrator could consider, compensation for example, but not staffing. the counsel is meeting on this tonight. by tomorrow we will find out whether the voters will have one more item on the november ballot. rob fladeboe, kron 4 news. >> more bad news for borders bookstores. it is closing for good.
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399 stores will close nationwide. 10,700 people will lose their job. the liquidation process will begin friday. this is happening after they couldn't find a buyer. it filed for bankruptcy in february. there are three stores still open in the bay area. one person is dead and residents very up set after an officer involved shooting this weekend in san francisco. police say 19-year-old kenneth harding ran from officers when they boarded a muni train. they were looking for evaders, that's when they remember forced to use their epiens after he opened fire. kron 4's terisa estacio talks to the police chief. >> reporter: the facts prove the officers had no choice. they had to use their weapons in the shooting this weekend
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where a mat was shot after a confrontation with officers for avading a fare on a muni. he laid it out, howcome rus record -- cameras recorded the shots. >> he fired at the officers under his arms. the officers returned fire, striking kenneth harding. independent witnesses, i applaud the courage of the witnesses to come forward in this type of environment, confirm the suspect fired on the officers before they returned fire. >> special audio system recorded the gunfire. police say the first shot is the suspects. >> audio picks up the sound of gunfire that lead to the translation of those events.
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play the audio. [ gunfire ] >> reporter: after the shooting police say a bystander drab grabbed -- grabbed the gun. >> there are several examinations still going on, gun shot residue test on the suspect's hands, dna. >> reporter: terisa estacio, kron 4 news. >> kenneth harding's shooting sparked this rally today. 100 people showed up. they say conflicting stories. they are argue the man should have been arrested and prosecuted. kenneth harding is linked to a murder in washington state. family and friends held a vigil for the victim. she was pregnant when she was killed. kenneth harding was the person of interest in the killing that happened last wednesday in seattle. while kenneth harding might have been a person of interest
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in that case he was convicted of three felonies in the last three years. jr stone has more. >> reporter: talking with officials in washington state and washington d.c. specifically about this man. kenneth harding. he is the mat shot by officers in san francisco. the documents and mug shots i was able to obtain showed ekenneth harding has a history with the law. he has been in trouble for prostitution, a bus driver attack and armed robbery. he was on house arrest when he got in trouble trying to pimp out a 13-year-old girl, trying to sell her body for sex, for $50 to $100. did a year earn jail and released three month said ago and involved in a bus driver
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attack in 2008. in that case the bus driver warned him to be quiet and stop cursing on the bus, minutes later that bus driver was bolt down. three cases in three years. reporting live, jr stone, kron 4 news. it was a nice day today. temperatures in the upper 70s and low 80s. 80 in san jose. 77 mountain
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. in world news, an emergency session of parliament has been called to address the phone hacking scandal scandal. rupert murdoch will be questioned. the death of him helped throw blow the whistle on the hacking. sean hoare said the tabloids editors encouraged hacking. he has arrived in cuba to undergo cancer treatment. he is beginning the second phase. last month he had a tumor removed. he is now scheduled for chemotherapy. he said it's not time to die,
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it's time to live. this was after a ceremony involved an american flag from the first shuttle mission 30 years ago. it is scheduled to land thursday marking the end of the u.s. shuttle program. verizon claims its 4g lte is twice as fast as at&t.
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we're putting them to the test against the speed of a rescue unit. go ! they're downloading a music album. the first network to finish gets rescued. does your phone know that we're racing ? done ! verizon's done ! i've got seven left !
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the fastest network in america. verizon. built so you can rule the air. now powering the lg revolution. . it is a growing trend in san francisco. a cell phone robberies, they are becoming more frequent. kron 4's jeff bush talked with a victim and what is a good way to protect yourself. >> reporter: 5 robberies over the weekend where smartphones were stolen. weapons have been used. this is eric. he didn't want his face on camera. he was robbed at gun point and his iphone was the only thing they were after.
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>> one guy approached me, asked me to use my cell phone, i said no. and then another guy came and pushed me into a garage well. he said i need your phone. i said no. >> reporter: that would be scary enough. >> the guy said we are not messing around. not in those words and pulled out a gun. i saw the darrel of it. -- barrel of it. the robberies are happening more often these days. >> they will see an opportunity to take an item and take it. we are seeing it city wide. it's sidy wide. what they -- city wide. there is a black market for these devices. >> reporter: it's a good idea to take cell phones out of site but as you can see there is no smartage of people who walk
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around with their phones out. in san francisco, jeff bush, kron 4 news. very nice day today. similar conditions tomorrow. but warmer weather by the middle of the week. tomorrow upper 70s. by wednesday, staying there for thursday as well. san jose 80, mid-80s on thursday. concord, 84 tomorrow. 96 wednesday and staying in the 90s on thursday. hot weather back for the inland valleys. tomorrow we will deal with fog. a look into 7:00 hour. fog bay area wide. oakland, san francisco, could see drizzle. already seeing drizzle in san francisco right now. to the peninsula and coast line by 10:00. through most of the afternoon. 2:00 the coast line still has fog but maybe a few sun breaks.
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as for temperatures. 81 in santa rosa. 68 san francisco. 84 concord. temperatures very similar to what we saw today. bay shores in the 70s. 75 fremont. 75 mountain view. 80 in san jose. 87 morgan hills. one of our warmer locations. seven day around the bay forecast. warming trend gets underway wednesday, thursday, temperatures 90s for inland valleys. 70 for the bay shores. cooling down friday and saturday. we will rebound sunday and monday. >> news around the bay, police are investigating a double murder last night. police say it might have been in retaliation for an earlier shooting. a feud between two parts of the town might be that route of the
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-- root of the crime. search for a missing wind surf. a woman vanished around 5:00 tonight. she said she was going wind surfing anded with only be gone 30 minutes. the san francisco superior court making big cuts because of a huge deficit. in september the court will lay off 40% of its work forces, close 25 courtrooms, it will have a impact on court services. could take hours to pay parking ticket. ratings for yesterday's world cup final through the roof. gary has details and pablo sandoval and the giants making foot work of the dodgers tonight. gary has highlights and all the sports coming up next. [ male announcer ] brace yourself for the big, bold taste
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. all right. good evening, everybody. the giants continue to dominate
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within their question. joe montana and his wife on camera. also in attendance, benjamin bratt. you know him? ryan vogual the earned run leader in the major league. ends up an all star. tejada suffering a abdominal strain. he leaves the game. scoreless till sandoval hits one out. everybody says the giants need to get one more big hitter. they have one in this guy. last year, no, this year an all star. 1-0 giants. cody ross opened the game, wide open. giants win 5-0. the giant- dodger rivalry, quiet now. dodgers filed for bankruptcy, 13 back.
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giants are 15 games over .500. americans turned out to watch the world cup. the highest rated telecast of a soccer match in the history of espn. 13.5million people. pretty good weather around the country. they said we want to watch u.s.a. versus japan. the 1999 world cup final, the u.s.a. beat final. still the most watched tellcase in the united states. -- telecast in the united states. united states blowing two leads. good news, chris is an all star. representing the earthquakes and bobby as well. so they will represent the san jose earthquakes that july 27 major league soccer all-star game. -- all-star game.
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considered gall's biggest celebrity event. -- golf's biggest celebrity event. the way this is heading, all the -- is there going to be football, they will not miss any games. bottom line, if the owners don't want to miss exhibition games because they can gouge you for $10 beers and charge you full price. the word is the lockout will be over next week. could even come by wednesday. show me the lake tahoe golf, i couldn't wait to get too. aaron rogers throwing to jerry rice. that's what rice is famous for. catches a short pass and runs the length of the field to show, hey, look at me. here is joe from colorado.
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the former hockey player, won $500,000 for himself and for his charity with a hole in one. jag wagner won the event. remember him from young and the resless. -- wresless. >> we have been running this all night and the guy still hasn't been hurt. from a motorcycle crash in minnesota. chad reed. 50 feet in the air. you figure something would ache. >> something would break. >> he goes down and then he knot back on his bike and finished in fifth place. i just -- when you watch it, you have to be crazy to do that. >> yeah. we would be lying there for a while. >> i brought you in. i should say, if it was me.
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jackie might get up. >> i don't know about that. looks like he landed perfectly to not die. good night everybody. [ laughter ] hello parents, it's going to be a big school year.
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